Cursive writing: Letter S

Students practice writing the letter "S" in upper and lower case in these printable cursive writing worksheets.

Gray, White Yellow Cursive Writing Letter S for Shark
Gray, White Yellow Cursive Writing Letter S for Shark

Practicing the letter S in cursive

Developing good penmanship takes practice. Sailing Samantha helps kids practice writing capital and lowercase "S" in cursive on this worksheet. Kids trace the letters and then write their own. They also trace a cursive sentence featuring the letter "S." This worksheet helps your child learn to write legibly in cursive, allowing correct spacing between letters in a word and words in a sentence.

Cursive Handwriting: "S" is for Shark

Writing the cursive S has never been simpler with this cursive S worksheet. Good penmanship helps kids (and adults!) create handwritten cards and letters that others will cherish. Kids practice writing capital and lowercase cursive S by tracing the letter and then writing their own. They also trace a cursive sentence, then write their own. This worksheet helps your child learn to write legibly in cursive, allowing correct spacing between letters in a word and words in a sentence. Make your cursive S shine with this sunny cursive S worksheet.

Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Letter S for Shark
Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Letter S for Shark

Use this simple cursive handwriting activity to help your children gain confidence when writing the letter S. Easy-to-use, our printable worksheet will allow your children to practice forming the letter S in cursive writing.

Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Capital Letter S
Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Capital Letter S 

Your students will begin by tracing the uppercase S followed by the lowercase cursive s. They’ll then have chance to write the letter independently before tracing a sentence full of t words. To finish, your learners will write a s word sentence wholly independently. In one simple sheet, your children will build their handwriting skills and confidence.

Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Lowercase Letter S
Gray, Yellow Cursive Writing Lowercase Letter S 

Don’t worry about constructing your own S in cursive writing activity for your little learners. We’ve already got you covered! Simply hit the ‘Download Now’ button and print off as many copies as you need for your class.


Cursive Writing letter S Worksheets

Learn to write the letter S in cursive. This worksheet has traceable uppercase and lowercase letter S's in cursive. Kids are asked to trace the cursive S's and then write them on their own as well as trace some words that have the letter S.

Peach and White Practicing the letter S in cursive
Peach and White Practicing the letter S in cursive

How to Write a Cursive Capital “S”

While many people who’re first learning to write a cursive capital, S want to get directly into writing it onto paper to practice, it’s actually more beneficial to step back for a second and watch a video on how to properly write it. Since the cursive capital S is one of the more difficult capital cursive letters to master, spending time learning the proper stroke and the common pitfalls should make writing it on paper easier than jumping straight in. You should watch this video as many times as needed until you feel confident that you understand how to properly write it and you know what mistakes to avoid.

How to Write a Cursive Capital “S”
How to Write a Cursive Capital “S”

How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “s”

Of the twenty-six letters of the alphabet, the cursive “s” is one that often gives beginners a bit of trouble. It’s definitely one of the more difficult cursive letters to learn. What that means is that you may need to spend a little more time, and make a bit more effort, to learn the cursive “s” than you had to spend when learning some of the other cursive letters in the alphabet. Being one of the letters that often give students difficulties, it’s extra important to take the time to watch the video on the proper way to write a cursive “s” before trying it on your own. Pay special attention to the mistakes that those first trying to write it make so you can avoid making them. This will help you master the cursive “s” more quickly.

How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “s”
How to Write a Lowercase Cursive “s”